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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

07/03/2015

Natixis Pushing Against CDO Liquidation

Fearing that its investment in a troubled collateralized debt obligation could be wiped out, Natixis is protesting what it sees as an unnecessarily rushed...

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06/26/2015

Qualcomm Betting on Securitized Products

Qualcomm is moving more money into asset- and mortgage-backed securities.

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06/19/2015

New Fund Shop Targets Short-Term Debt

Former Citigroup asset-backed commercial paper banking head Randy Harrison plans to launch a series of funds that would invest in short-term debt...

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06/12/2015

Interest-Rate Outlook Stalls New-Issue Flow

It suddenly is taking more time than usual to price new asset-backed bonds in the U.S.

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06/05/2015

Prosper Moves to Block LoanDepot Program

Prosper Marketplace is trying to derail a new consumer-lending business at LoanDepot, placing the company’s securitization plans in jeopardy.

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05/29/2015

Banks Join Chase for Marketplace Loans

Bank of America, Citigroup and J.P. Morgan separately are in talks to become buyers of marketplace-originated personal loans.

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05/22/2015

Moody's Creates Role of Research Chief

Moody’s is searching for a market veteran to fill a new position overseeing research of asset-backed securities, residential mortgage bonds and...

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05/15/2015

Personal-Loan Deal to Aid Citi's Compliance

Citigroup has agreed to take down a securitization of marketplace loans — an investment that might help the bank meet its obligations to serve...

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05/08/2015

Model MBS Deal Still on Drawing Board

A “benchmark” mortgage-bond offering remains months off.

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05/01/2015

Plan to Expand Risk-Transfer Pools Hits Snag

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac want to expand their risk-transfer programs to include adjustable-rate mortgages, but a technological glitch is holding up the...

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04/24/2015

Values Soaring for Servicer-Advance Bonds

Servicer-advance bonds are gaining value at an accelerated rate.

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04/17/2015

Costs Soar as Common MBS Effort Founders

Frustrations are mounting for the Federal Housing Finance Agency as it attempts to centralize all agency and non-agency mortgage securitizations within a...

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